The Honourable Mrs Regina IP LAU Suk-yee, GBM, GBS, JP
Aged 71. Mrs Ip is currently a Legislative Council Member, Chairperson of the New People's Party, the Savantas Policy Institute and the Maritime Silk Road Society as well as Court Member of the University of Hong Kong. Mrs Ip joined the Administrative Service of the Hong Kong civil service in September 1975 and worked in a wide range of policy areas, including home affairs, security, trade and industry. She rose through the ranks to Director of Bureau in May 2000. She served as Secretary for Security from August 1998 to July 2003. She has been a Legislative Council Member returned by geographical constituency through direct elections since 2008. Mrs Ip was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2021.